[Met-jobs] Observational Biogeochemist post – National Oceanography Centre, UK

Observational Biogeochemist
Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems (OBE), National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton
Closing date:13th August 2017

This is a permanent position offered on NERC terms and conditions and is open to internal and external candidates.

About the role:
We are seeking a talented researcher with a strong track record in seagoing observational biogeochemistry that is focussed on understanding the interplay of ocean carbon and nutrient cycles. To contribute to our wide portfolio of research in this area, you will be expected to work within the framework of our existing suite of programmes in the North Atlantic and Southern Ocean, but also to develop your own specific focus to complement the work of NOC on this topic. You will have the opportunity to develop a world class programme by linking to other groups in NOC including biological oceanographers, satellite oceanographers, numerical modellers, sensor technologists and large scale ocean circulation experts.

This is a Band 6 position and the starting salary will be £28,200 to £30,600 per annum.

Hours of Work:
The hours of working are full time, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

About you:
You will be able to conceive, design, deliver and fund world-class research programmes focussed on delineating and quantifying processes involved in global nutrient cycles and oceanic carbon uptake and storage. You will have a PhD and a strong record of publication in this field. You will have experience of using key technology (e.g. Vindta, autoanalysers) to make high quality observations of the ocean carbon and nutrient cycles, both in the laboratory and at sea. You will have experience in organising large-scale, complex fieldwork and the skills to analyse large multi-disciplinary datasets, possibly including satellite data and model output, to address major scientific questions. You will have a proven ability to communicate your research and its relevance and be willing to attend national and international meetings to do this. You will be willing to work at sea.

What we can offer you:
In return for your talents, we offer a competitive remuneration package, including an RCUK pension scheme, 30 days annual leave with a further 14 Public/local days off and free car-parking. Opportunities for further training and development are supported.

About us:
The National Oceanography Centre (NOC), part of the Natural Environment Research Council, is a national research organisation, delivering integrated marine science and technology from the coast to the deep ocean and is one of the top five institutions of its kind in the world.

With sites in Liverpool and Southampton, it is the UK’s leading centre for technology development, coastal and deep ocean research and sea level science. Working closely with its partners and associates, it provides capability to meet needs across the UK marine science community (http://noc.ac.uk/).

In particular, NOC is a world-leading centre for the study of the biological carbon pump and its links to global nutrient cycles. In particular, NOC has a reputation for delivering large-scale multi-disciplinary projects drawing on experts from across NOC’s research groups, from development of new sensors and use of autonomous vehicles, through laboratory and sea-based analyses to global biogeochemical modelling.

For general enquiries regarding this role, please contact Dr. Adrian Martin (adrian.martin@noc.ac.uk).

Our Commitment as an Employer:
The NOC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. People with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome. The NOC is an Investors in People organisation and is working towards achieving Bronze status for Athena SWAN – a scheme that recognises excellence in women’s employment in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) in UK higher education. There is a guaranteed Interview Scheme for suitable candidates with disabilities.
The NOC is committed to making the NOC ‘a great place to be, where our people succeed and deliver great work’. The NOC is committed to being recognised as a flexible employer to support employees’ work and personal commitments where possible and the NOC’s Flexible Working Policy gives all employees the right to request flexible working.

How to apply:
All internal and external applications are handled by UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS). For further information about the role and to apply, please visit our website at http://ift.tt/2sQlORW quoting reference number IRC241746. To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV (including covering letter explaining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role). If you are unable to apply online, please contact us by telephone on 00 44 (0) 1793 867000.

[Caglist] Western University – Two Probationary (tenure-track) Appointments in the area of Geographic Information Science (GIScience) and Urban Environments

Western UniversityDepartment of Geography Two Probationary (tenure-track) Appointments in the area of
Geographic Information Science (GIScience) and Urban

The Department of Geography at Western
University invites applications for two probationary
(tenure-track) appointments in the area of Geographic
Information Science (GIScience) and Urban Environments at the
rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, effective July 1, 2018
or as negotiated. If qualifications and experience warrant a
higher rank, consideration may be given to an appointment at the
tenured level. Salary and rank will be commensurate with
The Department of Geography seeks applicants who will lead
departmental initiatives in geospatial and spatio-temporal
analyses particularly related to urban environments. The ideal
candidates will be emerging or established scholars who have, or
are developing, a strong program of research and are able to
demonstrate excellent teaching effectiveness in GIScience and
its applications in Geography. The successful candidates are
expected to conduct research at the leading edge of geospatial
sciences and be able to work in interdisciplinary teams that
address significant real-world problems within urban
environments. Successful candidates will take an active role in
bringing innovation and creativity to the development of our
GIScience scholarship. We especially encourage applications from
candidates with a background in geo-data acquisition and
analysis, geospatial visualization, geo-computing and modelling,
urban socioeconomic environments, physical geography of cities
or urban socio-natures that build on existing departmental
strengths. Ideal candidates will be able to contribute to two or
more of the Departmental fields of research and to Faculty
related initiatives such as the Institute of Social and Economic
Policy Research, Centre for Migration and Ethnic Relations,
Centre for Environment and Sustainability, the planned Centre
for Urban Policy and Local Governance, and the planned
Department of Indigenous Studies, among others.
Applicants for a probationary (tenure-track) appointments must:
have completed a PhD degree in Geography or a related
discipline; demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence
in research through a record of internationally recognized
publications in leading journals and strong endorsements from
referees; the ability, or potential to develop, the capacity to
conduct innovative externally funded research; provide evidence
of a strong record of teaching at the university level; and have
excellent oral and written communication skills.
Applicants for a tenured appointment must: hold a PhD in
Geography or a related discipline, demonstrate research
excellence through an outstanding record of
internationally-recognized publication in internationally
recognized publications in leading journals based on innovative
externally-funded research; demonstrate excellence in teaching
through strong course evaluations, student supervision and/or
teaching awards; provide evidence of academic leadership through
the development of teaching and research initiatives related to
Geographic Information Science; and have excellent oral and
written communication skills.
Western Geography is a research-intensive department that
defines four fields of research: Environment, Resources and
Development; Geographic Information Science; Physical Geography;
and Urban Studies. These support doctoral- and masters-level
graduate programs with an enrolment of approximately 75 graduate
students. At the undergraduate level, we offer both BSc and BA
degrees and a range of modules related to our research areas.
The Department has identified urban environments as an
overarching research theme.
Western University delivers an academic experience second to
none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff
and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our
research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with
real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a
broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the
international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has
combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for
intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better
serve our communities.
Application must include the following: (1) Application for
Full-Time Faculty Position form
(2) Letter of Interest/Statement of Academic Qualifications; (3)
Curriculum Vitae; (4) Teaching Statement summarizing teaching
experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and areas of
teaching expertise; and (5) names, institutional affiliations
and contact information (including email addresses) for three
academic referees. Applications should be emailed to:
James Voogt, Chair
Department of Geography
Western University
London, Ontario, N6A 5C2, Canada
E-mail: geog-applications@uwo.ca
Electronic submissions are preferred.

The deadline for receipt of applications is
September 30, 2017, or until position is filled.
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have
fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The
University invites applications from all qualified individuals.
Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the
workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of
racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons,
persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation,
and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority
will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities
throughout the recruitment process. If you require

[Met-jobs] Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Physical Climate Science at UVic

The School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Physical Climate Science. A detailed description of the position and the application procedure are included in the link below.


[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California-Irvine (USA)

Forwarded from CLIMLIST…

Postdoctoral Scholar, Remote sensing of fires and terrestrial
ecosystems, University of California, Irvine

A postdoctoral scholar position is available at the University of
California, Irvine, in the field of terrestrial remote sensing. The
successful candidate will conduct analysis of satellite imagery to
assess the influence of climate and ecosystem moisture status on fire
dynamics as a part of a NASA-funded project.

Strong written and oral communication skills are essential. Experience
working with Landsat, Sentinel, or similar moderate or high-resolution
satellite imagery is required, along with a strong background in using
scripting languages such as Python, Matlab, R, ArcGIS, or Interactive
Data Language. Experience with managing large geospatial data sets or
the application of machine learning is desired. A Ph.D. in geography,
earth science, engineering, or a related discipline is required. The
postdoctoral scholar is expected to collaborate with an
interdisciplinary team of scientists from UCI, Woods Hole Research
Center, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and other institutions.

For full consideration, please submit a curriculum vitae and a cover
letter that includes the names and references of three references and a
diversity statement by July 31st to Jim Randerson () or
Michael Goulden () and apply on line:

The start date is negotiable but preference will be given to candidates
who can begin in summer or fall of 2017. A 12-month commitment is
expected. Pending successful performance, the position may be renewed
annually for up to three years.

For full consideration, please submit the following online to

Review of applications begins July 31st, 2017 and will continue until
the position is filled. Please contact J. Randerson or M. Goulden for
questions regarding the application process. The University of
California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to
excellence through diversity.

[ES_JOBS_NET] Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships at Sandia National Laboratories

Seeking applicants for two prestigious postdoctoral
fellowships, the Jill Hruby Fellowship and the Truman Fellowship. Information in the links below:

Jill Hruby Fellowship


Truman Fellowship 


[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Natural Resource Measurements, Biometrics and/or Modeling

[ES_JOBS_NET] Environmental field technician with Air Sciences Inc

Environmental field technician

Immediate opening for a field technician to maintain an environmental
monitoring network in a remote area of Southern California. Candidate
must have experience working with electronics, environmental
instrumentation, data loggers, and low voltage power systems.
Candidate must be organized, disciplined, self-motivated,
safety-conscious and possess excellent verbal and written
interpersonal communication skills.
Candidate must be willing to work unsupervised in rugged conditions
with frequent exposure to harsh conditions including extreme
temperatures. Exposure to hazardous environments is possible. Safety
training and protective equipment will be provided by the employer and
the candidate must pass a related physical examination. There is a
potential for long working hours outdoors.

For more information and to apply please visit the Air Sciences Inc
website http://ift.tt/2vwWIJA or send your resume and cover letter
directly to employment@airsci.com

[Met-jobs] 4 lectureships at Imperial College, London

4 lectureships in climate change/environment are open at Imperial College London, see NS2017130NT


[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor, Surface Hydrology, Washington University in St. Louis

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of surface hydrology. The candidate is expected to perform basic research in hydrologic processes at or near Earth’s surface. Areas of interest include but are not limited to fluvial, lacustrine, and/or estuarine systems, fluvial geomorphology and sediment transport, flooding, and relationships to ecological and climate systems. The ideal candidate will employ quantitative tools and will integrate computational approaches with direct and remotely sensed observations.The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program, maintain a strong publication record, advise students, provide outstanding teaching over a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses, and participate actively in departmental governance and university service. We seek candidates who will strengthen existing research programs in geology, climate science, and remote sensing, as well as foster collaboration with scholars across the Washington University community. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Earth science, or a related field, at the time of appointment. Complete applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information of at least four references as a single PDF, and should be sent toProfessor Philip SkemerHydrology Search Committee ChairDepartment of Earth and Planetary SciencesWashington UniversityCampus Box 11691 Brookings DriveSt. Louis, MO 63130or via e-mail: hydrologysearch@eps.wustl.edu.Applications must be received by October 15, 2017 to ensure full consideration. Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.



A postdoctoral scholar position is available in the Goldstein Research Group at UC Berkeley focused on
development of the new Comprehensive Thermal Desorption Aerosol Gas Chromatograph (cTAG)
instrument through a DOE SBIR Grant, and its application to measure emissions from biomass burning
during the NOAA sponsored FIREX field campaigns. 

Responsibilities will include working as part of the
development and application team for cTAG, development of data analysis tools for chromatographically
separated high resolution time of flight mass spectrometer data, collection and analysis of field
measurements, collaborating with the cTAG and FIREX science teams, preparation of reports to funding
agencies and manuscripts for peer reviewed publication. 

Basic Qualifications (by time of application): Candidates must have completed all degree requirements except the dissertation or be enrolled in an
accredited PhD or equivalent degree program in Atmospheric Chemistry (e.g. Engineering, Chemistry,
Physics, Atmospheric Science) or related field.
Additional Qualifications (by start date)
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Atmospheric Chemistry (e.g. Engineering, Chemistry,
Physics, Atmospheric Science) or related field. 

Candidates: must also have experience measuring and
interpreting data for atmospheric organic trace gases and/or particulate matter, and have demonstrated
knowledge of mass spectrometry and gas chromatography. 

Preferred Qualifications (by start date): Experience developing analytical measurement instrumentation, experience developing data analysis
tools/software for high resolution mass spectrometry, experience studying biomass burning emissions, and
demonstrated computer coding skills. 

Appointment: The targeted start date for this position is between September 2017 and January 2018. The initial
appointment is for one year, with renewal based funding and performance. This is a full-time appointment. 

Salary and Benefits: Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience level and based on UC Berkeley salary scales.
The annual salary range for this position is $48,216 to $56,400. Generous benefits are included:

To Apply
Visit http://ift.tt/2uFASWe

Interested individuals should include a 1-2 page cover letter describing their research experience
and interests along with a current CV and the names and contact information of three references.
Letters of reference may be requested for finalists. It is optional to include a statement
addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or
This recruitment will remain open until filled.
Questions regarding this recruitment can be directed to Professor Allen Goldstein,
All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please
refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career
center) to the UC Berkeley Statement of Confidentiality http://ift.tt/1u2t7n8 prior to
submitting their letters. 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of
California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
The Department isinterested in candidates who will contribute to diversityand equal opportunityin higher
education through their research orteaching.
The University of California, Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and
programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.